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Spring Class Information
  • Early Registration begins February 26th 
  • Save $10 if you register by March 18th
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Wheel Throwing I (Beginner) - Section A

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive

Students will be introduced to the basic principles of making functional ceramic art. In this course, students will begin with the process of wheel throwing with detailed instruction on how to throw a cylinder, bowl, and much more. The kinesthetic process of pottery will be explored through developing technical skills on the wheel as well as understanding the function of various forms developed throughout the history of ceramics. Learn how to make functional work that you can use at home as foodware for yourself, friends, or family. This course is for students who have never worked with clay before and is the perfect introduction to wheel throwing.

Exploring Watercolor Monotype

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive

ENERGY, IMPROVISATION, IMPULSE, GESTURE, and CHANCE are ALL characteristics of this printing process, as stated by William Jung. During this 6-week class, consisting of 12 hours, participants will learn the Monotype printing process in ink and watercolor using the Additive, Subtractive, and freestyle processes. Students will also learn how to use the two mediums together for exciting results. This is a popular class that promises a lot of creative FUN and some outstanding results.

Tarot for Intuition

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive

Have you been curious about tarot and wondered if you could read it for yourself? The answer is "yes"! Tarot is a divination tool that dates back to the mid-1500s, and has found a resurgence in popularity recently, as evidenced with readings on popular shows like “Manifest,” and decks being sold at Target!  In this course, you will learn the history of tarot, the meaning of the cards, how to read basic spreads, and most importantly, how to tap into your own intuition! This course is perfect for beginners who have little to no experience with tarot.  All supplies are included, including a Tarot Card Deck.